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governing. if this is your commute, 580 westbound, you're in for a long ride because of earlier problems. we have delays of up to an hour. we'll explain straight ahead. age apparent overnight hit and run in oakland turned oit to be a homicide investigation. johannes mehserle remains in jail this morning but the former bart police officer will go back before the judge for another critical court date soon. what his lawyers plan to ask and what the religious community is now doing.
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the rain from sunday is gron but is it gone for the rest of the week? it's time for mornings on 2. and good morning to you. welcome to mornings on 2. >> it's monday, november 8th and we want to go straight to sal because there are big traffic problems. >> this crash that we had there that belong the freeway for almost an hour, blocked two lanes of 580 near daugherty road has caused a huge backup on 580. and you're saying to me, well, it's always backed up there. trust me, this morning's it's worse. as you drive from livermore and tried -- so if you are used to a xhout time let's say you drive and it takes about 40 minutes. this morning you have to add another 40 minutes before you'll be in even time, if you will.
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so again, westbound 580, these pictures say it all. it's a huge backup. our news chopper 2 is looking at miles and miles of slow traffic heading west. we'll give you another update in a few minutes. 7:01. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. several residents from oakland are back in their homes now after an overnight shooting that led to an in addition chain of events. police say at some point the shooting victim crashed into a house and that caused a gas leak. ctvu's kraig. >> reporter: the police aren't sure if the person was parked on the street and tried to drive away or was shot as i was driving. see that greenhouse back there? that is where the car smashed into the home early this morning. high street is closed and the
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death following what looked like an early morning accident turned out to be no accident at all. >> we was laying in bed asleep and all of a sudden we hear a car hit the wall. >> jerry killingsworth gathered his wife and kids and left the home. nobody inside the home was hurt but the person inside the car is now in life support, but not as a result of the accident. police say the unidentified man suffers from at least one gunshot wound. the crash created another problem that caused the evacuation of about ten homes. >> he hit the meter and the gas and when you went out the back door, all you could see hear was shhh real loud. >> the cap is capped. there's still a crew on the scene, pg&e crew.
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meanwhile the killingsworth family waits on a transit bus. it's the warmest place for them right now. not only do they want to get back in their home but commuters need to get through here has increased. police have now i see stopped the traffic about a block from here. that the detour is going to be easier when the cars are coming down here and turning right behind me, the streets are very narrow here, so they've got a fix four that one problem right now. time now, 7:04678 the gym at claremont middle school will be off limits after a fire. firefighters rushed to the school shortly after 2 a.m.. the fire was kept to the roof of the school's gym but it caused alet of smoke there. no injuries have been reported but the gym suffered a lot of water damage. firefighters say they suspect an
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electrical problem may be to blame. santacruz police have released a sketch of a man suspected trying to assault a taej girl. he's described between 27 and 33 years old, about 5'9", weighing 150 pounds. police say the suspect tried to attack a 15-year-old girl in oceanview park but she managed to get away. our time is now 7:04. johannes mehserle remains in jail this morning. ktvu's claudine wong is in the newsroom telling us what is next for the former bart officer. >> reporter: in between weeks, things could change because of a bail hearing will be held in this case and johannes mehserle's lawyer is hoping his client will be set free on bail. his attorney has promised to file an appeal to appeal his client's involuntary manslaughter conviction and he will ask for mehserle's release on bail. in the meantime every day
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mehserle spndz behind bars goes toward his two-year sentence. it's likely he will only spend 7 months behind bars. that's because he gets credit for time served. where he will serve that time is unclear but his attorney has said he is concerned about his client's safety and legal analysts say that is a very real concern. >> i think he's going to face a lot of difficult time of he may not even be -- they may have to send him out of state but this record is going to follow him around. he's going to have -- i mean, it's a dangerous situation. >> the protest did follow that sentencing and some organizers are promising more protests. 150 people are facing charges of unlawful assembly following the protest. the judge also acknowledged the
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polarization in the community. the downtown businesses are feeling the effects. some businesses will reopen for the first time since friday. again, some did close down on friday over fear of what protesters could do and some did have to spend the weekend cleaning up after demonstrations caused damage. damage was minor compared to what we saw after the verdict in july but the community is hoping to turn frustration into a positive force for change. >> now that would have been something great and we'll do it all in honor of oscar grant. what a tremendous legacy oscar grant would leave for the city of oakland. >> the grant family says it's going to continue to work for change. they believe the system has failed and they're hoping the system will work and get the justice department to take on this case. in court friday, mehserle's attorney argued this should not have been a criminal case, rather a civil one of the bart
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has already settled one for grant's daughter. live in the newsroom, claudine wong. >> we have more coverage on our website, ktvu.com web. bart is collecting on a world series bet. >> my love waits there in san francisco, above the blue and windy sea. >> that's gary thomas singing i left my heart in san francisco, a little off key. he is the head of the dallas area rapids system or dart. this is all part of the deal since the giants beat the texas rangers. he's wearing a lot of giants geer and handing out fortune cookies. oh, the commute on 580 south. wow. >> it's about as long as trying to get into at&t park for game 2 of the world series. although it's not for a happy
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occasion. a huge line of cars on 580 westbound this morning because of a crash that was there in the valley at pop yard road on -- hop yard road. these are pictures taken from news chopper 2 of the crash earlier. for a while they were blocking the three lanes there. they dragged those cars out of the y. a big rig was involved and the backup is stretching back to the altamonte pass. if you're driving 580 westbound, you need to give yourself extra time. the only upshot is that if you drive on 680 south right now the traffic is kind of light. most people are stuck on 508. get on your 680 commute early and beat the crowd there. bay bridge is backed up for about 15 to 20-minute wait. once you get on the bridge it moves well into the city. this is a look at interstate
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280, a little slow this morning. here's steve. a very happy monday morning. look at this year. clear skies and if you haven't stepped outside yet, a little chill in the morning air. some brisk northwest wind will kick in today. visibility will be great. it will be sunny today, just not very warm. after yesterday's system, there it is, wrapping itself up into eastern nevada. everything is coming down out of the northwest. there's one more system and it's right up here. that will be on tuesday afternoon and evening. much weaker than the system we had and after that, all signs point towards warmer and sunday weather. today, sunshine just not very warm, some of the rain on the weekend not too shabby the city an inch and a third.
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oakland 1.26, crockett almost a half inch of rain. santacruz mountains had almost 2, so there were some that had some pretty good rain. others especially towards san jose and southern ends of the peninsula only had a quarter or tenth of an inch. 60 degrees but sunny and cool and breezy. starting off at 44, 58 our high, a cool 61 degrees. cool and breezy weather and temperatures which were above average last week by 10, 15 degrees have now slid below. 59 san francisco, 60 in oakland, 63 santa rosa, 61 mountain view and 62 san jose. most of the records were set on this date back in 1955, most. east concord i saw a reading of 41, men low park, 43, mill valley checked in at 47, 38 up in napa. 25 lake tahoe, 21 truckee, had
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rain at the lake level and then it turned to snow. 41 chilly degrees sacramento. there are a few clouds zipping along the coast, cold air riding over the relatively warmer water. tuesday, it will drop in from the northwest and give us clouds on tuesday and light rain late tuesday, early wednesday. mostly sunny, cool and breezy, a little windy at times, highs 50s, coast, bay inland low 60s. starting to cloud up tuesday. we kick it out of here thursday after a cold morning and warm on friday. who is to blame for the first time the causes of the massive gulf oil spill will be laid out this morning in washington d.c. also a group that's known for protesting the funerals of u.s. soldiers is here in the bay area this morning. you'll find out why and who they're targeting this time. a padlocked refrigerator in
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san quentin's gas chamber is full of leath elinjections but find out what the corrections department is not willing to say about it.
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udof good morning. well, mostly clear. it will be sunny today but cool and breezy. we're starting off with 30s and 40s, we'll ends up with 50s and 60s. thank you, steve. it is 7:15. at a hearing in washington d.c. this morning, the government investigators are scheduled to unvail a tentative report for the first time about the causes of the massive gulf oil spill. the national oil spill commission created by president obama is in charge of determining what caused the spill back in april that killed 11 workers and released more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the gulf. at the hearing this morning, the
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commission is said to weigh in on disputes between the three companies most involved in the accident. representatives from bp, hall burt ton and transocean will be on hand to answer questions of the commission's final report is due in january. at this hour, president obama and the first lady are about to attend a state dinner in their honor in india. as allison burns reports, it's the last event of the president's three-day trip to india and this trip meant good news for boeing, right? >> reporter: good morning, to you, dave. that's right, president obama is using this trip to promote american businesses and promote india as a gloebl economic power that he says will benefit the united states. this is a look at the president's arrival. on the trip he annnced $10 billion in trade deals for india
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including india to buy military planes from boeing. to critics who says india sa s-stealing jobs from the u.s., trade is a two-way street. >> it's no coincidence has india is my firstn a visitation or that this has been my longest visit to another country since becoming president. [applause]. >> for in asia and around the world, india is not simply emerging, india has emerged. >> now, president obama and the first lady are attending a state dinner now. i will show you the red carpet arrival during my next update in about an hour live in washington d dr., allison burns, ktvunews. the ceo of quantity as
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qantas airlines says the fleet will be grounded after an engine burst into fire. now, qantas says tests found oil leaks in three different engines on three different airbus jets. a french newspaper reports that al qaeda in iraq tried to blow up planes headed to the u.s. by surgically implanting bombs inside dogs and then transporting them on the planes. the plot failed because the bombs were so badly inserted into the dogs that they died. u.s. soldiers working in the airport's cargo area noticed the dead dogs and discovered the bombs inside them. san bruno police are telling ktvu they are increasing patrols outside of cap cheena high school this morning where some members of the westboro church
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plans to protest against gays. the group from kansas is also picketing outside san bruno's based youtube headquarters. they believe youtube and the san bruno school strongly support gay rights. just this past weekend, this very same group stage ad proceed toast outside the funeral of a fallen u.s. soldier in westen, missouri. sergeant first class c. j. sadell was killed in afrg last month. the kansas church says it believes american deaths in afghanistan and iraq are punishment for the nation's tolerance of homosexuality. robert gates is urging congress to repeal the don't ask don't spell oils. the reason? big gains by republicans in the november 2nd ielections have raised doubts about ending the ban once the new congress takes power in january. but gates admits he doesn't know
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if the lame duck senate will take up the matter bit end of the year. time now 7:19, there az new controversy over california's lethal injection procedure. the department of corrections says it has enough of the scarce lethal injections drugs for up to four executions. however some death penalties critics questioned where they got the drugs. that's because a judge back on september 30th canceled a execution because the state's supply of drugs had expired. a corrections department official wouldn't say where the state found the current supply of the drugs. well, the new acting police chief is in charge in san jose. he's chris moore. he's in the top spot right now after former police chief rob davis retired. one of his first decisions as chief was naming the city's first female assistant chief. officer diane urban. san jose city manager has been holding public hearings about picking a permanent police
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chief. two more hearings are scheduled this wednesday. it is 7:20. a search continues for a driver involved in a hit and run crash in the east bay. the very big fix for the small crack on the san mateo dow jones industrial average. traffic is close on 580 but we have problems on 880. we'll show you a motorcycle crash that's making a mess of the freeway.
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welcome back. time now 7:23. freemont police want your help to find a hit and run driver who hitd and killed an he would yerl man. police say 83-year-old salim nosrat was at freemont boulevard when he was hit. the suspect was in a light colored 1995 toyota avalon
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sglrvgts some of the streets closed by that deadly gas line explosion in san bruno are scheduled to reopen this week. the city manager says claremont and fairmont drive could open as soon as tuesday. but the actual blast site will remain closed. the september 9th explosion created a # 2-foot crater that. area is fenced off and patrolled by guards. repairs to a 10-inch crack under the san mateo dow jones industrial average have been very expensive. the price tag is $1 million and the pay area toll authority says it could be even higher if more work is needed. the crack was discovered during a routine inspection on october 13th after four days of work it was fixed when crews put in new steel plates. cal trans still does not know what caused the damage. revenues from bridge tolls will
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pay for the repair. time now 7:24. sal, do we still have that major mess on 580? >> we do and unfortunately we have a new problem, northbound 880. look at 880, it's at a stand still because of a motorcycle accident at 23rd avenue near the 23rd avenue offramp, nine vehicles in that crash although it doesn't seem there are major injuries. there are injured people and traffic is at a stand still. i know at least one person on the way into ktvu that will be plate this morning because of the backup. you might want to think of perhaps using international boulevard. it is a huge mess. this monday isn't starting off well. we talked about livermore, 580, we had a crash that blocked two lanes arrest almost an hour near the hopyard exit.
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coming in from livermore it will be a big delay. if you're just waking up and turning the tv on, you haven't heard about this, the accident is gone but 580 is a bigger mess than usual. 280 happily is slow and i wouldn't say i'm happy it's slow but it's normal slow if you know what i mean. it's something you see every once in a while as you drive through the valley. not going to be too bad although there is certainly slow traffic coming out of the downtown area and getting into the valley. here's steve. sal, thank you. we have sunshine. our rain from yesterday is begun but i received tweet from melody and says it's way chilly out there. it will be sunny and nice just not very warm. upper 50s, low 60s. the wind hasn't kicked in too bad at the surface but along the coast and higher elevations it. it was 38 in napa and santa rosa, 40 now, 44 livermore
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concord, palo alto, men low park, 47, san jose 49. one more system right there in the middle of your screen, it will drop in on was tuesday evening. some light rain much weaker than the system we had. by wednesday morning we should be done. school and breezy today, windy at times. 50s and 60s on the higher elevations and coast. clouds increase on tuesday, some rain mix mainly in the north bay, san francisco, oakland, tuesday night into early wednesday, then clearing. thursday, sunny and warmer we'll carry that into friday and saturday. it's 7:27. college life is about to get more expensive for many california students. the latest announcement from uc just hours away. good morning, i'm jade hernandez. we're live at oakland city hall. who will be the next mayor? the answer soon will be revealed. plus the calls of several
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recent muni and what muni is doing about it.
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ingame, boondoggle time is 7:30. right now in oakland police are still on the scene of a shooting that set off an unusual chain of events. police say at some point the victim's car plowed into a car at high street and that set off
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a gas leak. kraig debro joins us live. >> reporter: good morning, tory. it looked like a hit and run, then they found out there was a person inside that was shot and this poor family inside this home innocently sleeping in the middle of the night and got their home bashed in. right now there's a tow truck here towing away, this looks like it's an suv from here. towing away this car several hours after it smashed into the side of the house. high street still closed basically at the a couple yards south of -- couple yards west of 580. you can see up there the police are diverting traffic up there. but it looked like an accident but on further review, this was no accident. >> we was laying in bed asleep and all of a sudden we hear a car hit the wall. >> reporter: jerry killingswrt gathers his four kids and wife and left the home in a hurry.
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outside a white mazda but a huge hole in the house. nobody inside the home was hurt but the person inside the car is now unlife support but not as a result of the accident. police say the man suffers from one gunshot wound. the crash created another problem that caused the evacuation of about ten other homes. >> officers arrived on scene smelled gas and they immediately evacuated the occupants of the houses and then looked at the vehicle and then observed a male slumped down in the driver's seat of the vehicle. >> reporter: pg&e responded to the leak an capped it a few hours later. there's still a crew on the scene here. i'm not able to reach them, still not able to get with pg&e to find out why they're still here. police don't know if the vehicle was parked as a result of the shot or perhaps he tried to flee the scene after being shot an thin crashed into the home. the killingsworth family waits
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on board a transit bus. you can see the bus there in the distance there. this is the warmest place for them. once the vehicle is pulled out of the home, maybe the family can get back inside the home. reporting live in oakton, kraig debro, ktvunews. oakland police are investigating a motive in the shooting death of two teenagerness west oakland. officers say the victims were attacked while sitting in a car on 8 t-street saturday afternoon. police are not releasing their names because say one victim was 17-year-old from hayward, the other victim was an 18-year-old from east oakland. police say they were shot from someone outside the car and died at the scene. >> it's not right. it's not right at all. all these people around here, didn't know see nothing? that's not right. >> police say the car was not
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wrej rej sterd to either -- registered to either victim. it's been almost a week since last tuesday's election but two very closely watched play area political race are still undecided. ktvu's jade hernandez is live outside city hall and it's still not clear who will be the new may i don't, right? >> reporter: that's right th race for mayor took an unexpected turn ant question this morning remains who will be the next mayor of oakland. alameda county expects to give updated numbers in this race this evening at 4. we're live at city hall this morning where city council man jean quan leads former state senator don pa rata. for the first time ever, oakland voters rankd their top three choices at the ballot box. that's created an interesting shift in votes since no one got
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the majority, it's taken 10 rounds of number crunching to determine the low # highest voters. pa rata's lead was 10% until rebecca cap lan's votes were distributed and quan stepped ahead by a little mosh a point. cap lan had 20,000 votes, 15,000 to quan and 5,000 to perata. >> there's a lot of advantages that people talk about with ranked choice voting. one is eliminates the need for a primary so everything is compressed into one election. that's certainly one advantage. the other advantage is since you eliminate that june primary and you have one election in november, the turnout is always higher so you get many more people voting for mayor in november than you would in june. >> reporter: we've been trying to get hold of the alameda
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registrar of voters. as soon as we hear from him, we will let you know. only 421 votes separate jerry mcnerney and republican david harmer. 3,000 ballots have to be count ned that race and today will be the first court hearing where republicans are challenging the contra costa county reg trer about nfls. there's still no declared winner in the race for stage attorney general. the latest numbers show los angeles district attorney steve cooley pulling ahead of san francisco district attorney kamala harris. cooley has 46.1%, harris 545. -- 45.6%. we're going to post all the
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latest election results as soon as we get them on our channel 2 website. just go to ktvu.com, click on the election 2010 tab. it is 7:36. >> that's right. and university of california students are expected to find out today how much of a fee hike they will soon face. uc president mark yudof will present a meeting today. the daily cal reports students are already to protest the meeting. food vendors are in front of city hall to support two pieces of legislation today to make it easier for street vendors to operate in the city. vendors say the current permit process is too complicated and fees are too high. but some restaurant owners say food vendors don't have to deal with things like rent and other expenses. ubt the new rules, vendors would be required to notify businesses
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before they set up shop and restaurants can air any concerns they have at a public hearing. muni is addressing a recurring problem with its train. according to the examiner, muni has been experiencing about 12 mechanical malfunctions a month. muni says the three main causes have been software, digital sensors and discorruptions in the communication system. they say trains should be noticeable bly better in the coming months. 7:37. we want to check in once again with sal. first there were problems with 580, now problems with 880. >> there's a multi vehicle blocking the two left lanes, 880 northbound at high street. it's additional to the 23rd accident where we had the nine-car pileup, so the traffic is at a stand still on 880. it's backing up into hayward so, again, we haven't had days like this and we come in on a monday,
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we have the livermore commute implode and now we have 880 where we have an accident that's going to be there until 8:15. are you kidding me? this is a really bad commute. 580 is your alternate but 580 is getting crowded. it appears the traffic gods are trying to keep you from going to work on this monday. as a result the bay bridge is lighter because people aren't getting through. there is a little bit of a backup. if you look over to the left, the 880 ramps are not having a lot of cars come through. i wonder why that is? and traffic is going to be light. this might be your opportunity to get on to the bay bridge if you're north of high street. and one last thing, this is 580, we've mentioned it, westbound 580, that accident is gone now but traffic is going to be busy as you drive through the area. 7:39, here's steve. thank you, sir and a very good morning you to. for some it's sunny for everybody, a little chilly to
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sold for some, but if you're along the great highway, it's already windy and cold, winds right out northwest, 15, 16, 18 mile-per-hour, from the sunset district to san francisco state. some of the higher elevations, 17 miles per hour out of the northwest. some of the higher elevations are above 20 mile-per-hour. if you don't have the wind yet, you'll get it. sunny but breezy and cool today. clouds increase, we'll seat some late rain mainly in the north bay and early wednesday, we'll get parts of it as a moves south n one of our forecast models, it would be record-setting warmer by the middle of the month. we'll see but it looks like after tuesday we'll be done for a week or two. sunny but cool and breezy, you can see why, everybody everything is dropping out of
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the northwest. san francisco an inch and a third of rain, oaklandndnch and a quarter. crockett, .45 and in the santacruz mountains, south bay not getting much rain. 50s, 60s and breezy. 44, 58, 61 is your high and in san francisco, the high is 59. i think you'll set that at noon because it will start to cool down pretty fast and again if you're along the coast it's already rather blustery and windy. we had 30s this morning. now we're coming up now in santa rosa, now up in tahoe, 21 in tr. 41 in fresno so cool air is settling in. one more system radio s-right there, clouds and then rate but after that, high pressure city looks like.
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cool and breezy, windy in the hills and along the coast. 50s, that's it. there are very low 60s and not much warmer inland unless you get a little bit of wind but it's northwest. a cold thursday morning and sunny and all signs point towards warmer weather, torii. >> thank you. how the giants world series victory has something in common with the death of michael jackson. they are only two things that happened in san francisco. the best and worst fast food meals for kids.
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sebastian janikowski taking a live look at the big board on stall street, the major u.s. stock market is falling in morning trading after finishing last week at their highest levels for more than two years. a lot of traders taking a look at the rally that pushed the levels to not seen. while technology companies falling a relatively mild .1%. the dow currently down 57 at 11,386. 7:44. high unemployment in california is pushing the state further into debt. the "los angeles times" reports the state has borrowed almost $9 billion from the federal government so far in order to pay out unemployment benefits. some of that money will have to be repaid by next september. currently one out of every eight californians is without a job. the continuing borrowing means a hike in unemployment taxes for employers. time now 7:45. the federal government has
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handed out billions of dollars? stimulus money but ktvu learned that some bay area cities that need the money aren't getting it. rio vista has not received any stimulus funds. this small town is deeply in debt. it can't afford to fix its roads. its city hall is closed to its citizens every friday. >> we've gone from close to 60 employees to 38. we don't know who else to cut. >> san francisco on the other hand received almost a billion stimulus dollars, most that have going to the new trans bay terminal project of the money was distributed based on population. as of now, all of the stimulus money has been handed out, but there's more relief reportedly coming from the obama administration in the form of tax breaks. 7:46. temp ares are flaring on the peninsula because of the tracks for high speed trains.
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opponents gathered at the cal trans station in burlingame yesterday to protest what they call a high speed boondoggle. they say the 24-foot tall track will slice neighborhoods in two. >> 25-foot or more wall across our neighborhood. it's breaking it intoo two pieces. >> high speed rail! >> several local officials urged protesters to lobby tir state representatives to oppose the elevated tracks. many want the rail authority to reconsider the plan to put tracks in tunnels. the city of san jose isn't quite cover the costs of the new terminal at manetta san jose airport. the price tag is $1.3 million and now the city is $110 million short. city leaders say it's a of getting higher credit limits
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from banks. they are confident they can get credit extension frs some of the loan holders. they'll discuss the topic at tomorrow's city hall meeting. san francisco doesn't have enough health inspectors to inspect all 5600 restaurant and food preparation facilities in the city. that's according to the health department. and the department has 19 train inspectors right now. they're supposed to have 23. all facilities are supposed to be inexpected twice a year but the staff shortage means restaurants are only getting inspected once a year. yale researchers are saying fast food plarkting to children is increasing and the featured meals are very unhealthy. according this this report, worst of all kids meals combinations came from dairy queen. it included a cheeseburger, french fries, sugar-sweetened
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soft drink and a dilley bar taking a total of 973 calories. only 12693,000 meal choices met nutritional guidelines for preschoolers. the best of the bunch was subway's veggie delight with 100% juice and apple supplieses. people who did not get the message about a glitch in the iphone may be getting up an hour late this morning. apple warned iphone users that repeating alarms may not recognize the end of daylight saving time and users should delete repeating alarms and set them manually until after november 7th. apple says if you recreate the alarms today, everything should be okay. the bug should be permanent fixed in the next upgrade. researchers warning men using laptops that it could cause infertility.
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they checked 30 young man that were using laptops that caused an increase in temperature in their scrotums. one in six u.s. couples have trouble conceiving. about half the time it's due to male infertility. an estimated 1 million people saw it in person but the giants victory parade was a big hit on the internet. would you believe it caused a web crash? san francisco's internet servers completely failed for part of the day. that's because so many city workers watched live streaming video of last week's parade from their desks. the only other time in recent memory that happened in san francisco was during michael jackson's funeral in july 2009. well, those raiders are celebrating their biggest victory in eight years. yesterday, sebastian janikowski kicked a field goal to give oakland a thriller. just like that. 23-20, overtime victory in their
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afc west showdown with the kansas city chiefs. jacoby is the star in this raiders victory. he adjustor it up. he's just fast. you can't catch him. raiders are 5-4, just a half game line the division-leading chiefs. this is a bye week for the raiders. the raiders take on the pittsburgh steelers in two weeks. the 49ers? >> huh? >> they were this london last week. >> they got a bye week. >> okay. thank you, control room. it is 9 minutes before 8:00. a bay area school is grieving this morning. the tragic accident that took a student's life on the way to disneyland. >> the a-lifter that's about to make an appearance at stanford university today. we'll tell you the issues he'll talk about.
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onesia . erupss from yind yo indonesia's mount merapi. the volcano has killed more than 140 people since eruptions began last month. officials at san rafael school that teaches foreign students length issue are expressing grief over a student. the van was carrying seven students from the english language center when it overturned on interstate 580. a woman from saudi arabia was killed and two students with head injuries were air lifted to hospital. the driver apparently dozed off and when he woke up, he overcorrected and flipped.
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palo alto could be the second city in america to require a new kind of smoke alarm. city council will consider the request for photo electric smoem electric smoke alarms. they cost $5 more. if they're approved, palo alto would join the east bay city of albany to install the new alarms. george clooney is scheduled to talk at stanford tonight to talk did dar four. he's trying to use his star power to bring attention to the country. he produce ad documentary about the crisis. tickets for today's discussion are required. >> big night at stanford. a big commute problem right now. sal is telling us about 880. how bad is it, sal?
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>> it's pretty bad this morning, dave. we had a bad monday. we used 580 blow up on us. i'm using bad analogies, it didn't really blow up. it's slow because of a crash at high street and there's also a crash at 23rd. we're looking at this picture and traffic is at a stand still and it's not exaggerated. you say it's very slow but today it's very slow. did you hear the tone in my voice tang chang? very slow traffic coming into n-from hayward because of an accident that will not be gone for at least another 20 minutes according to the highway patrol of some difficulty they had they have getting it out of the left two lanes. you should use 580 as a alternate. let's go to the bay bridge. i want to show you because of the troubles on 880 it's just a little lighter as usual because a lot of people aren't getting through. you might want to take advantage of that. finally we're looking at 580.
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remember, we had some slow traffic on 580 because of a crash near the 680 interchange but it's gone. here's steve. all right, sal, thank you. it's cold out there although we are starting to work off the morning lows. still in the 40s and we can see why, after yesterday's system came back, left decent totals. still everything's dropping out of the northwest now. knows brisk northwest winds have kicked in for many especially along the coast. temperatures dropped in napa from 65 to 62. warmed the city up one. oakland 60 and then san jose 62. last week we were a good 10, 15 degrees above average. this week we'll be below average. some of the lows, these are not the current temperatures. east concord 41, danville, ala
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mo, 43 and mill valley 47. 25 in tahoe, that next system will clip us but it will very weak. cool and breezy. northwest wind. highs near 60 today. tomorrow we have clouds coming in and some late rain, late tuesday into early wednesday. mostly sunny today but a lot of cool breezy conditions in place. after wednesday, though, it looks sunny and much warmer as we head toward the weekend. thank you. it is 7:57. a disturbing attack on a young girl has led to an important police warning. also investigators think they know what caused an overnight fire at a bay area high school. and coming up? >>  when i come home to you san francisco   >> a visitor from ranger country gives bart riders a monday morning surprise. %
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travels abroad mean more jobs for americans back home. even though it's chilly out there, the sun has come out, which means the temperatures will warm up a little bit. but are we done with the rain yet? good morning, welcome back to morning's on 2. time torii campbell. >> and i'm dave clark. it's monday, november 8th. some of the streets are starting to reopen now after an overnight shooting that led to an unusual chain of events. at one point a shooting victim crashed into a house and that triggered a gas leak. ktvu's kraig debro has been out there all morning. he's live back with more on what investigators are doing right now. good morning, kraig. >> reporter: good morning, dave. high street now open. it was closed from about 2:00 this morning until just about five minutes ago. that's good news for commuters.
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you can see the vehicle that crashed into that greenhouse is gone. that man in that orange and yellow vest, that's a pg&e crew member. he's checking to see if that house is safe to enter. the family that lived in that house was an a transit bus this morning. the bus is gone and i saw the outside the house, so that's good news for them. that began at 2:00 this morning. that white car that you saw earlier in the show crashed into that house, it was parked in an alley nearby. just heard from this police. it's still not clear if the person was shot and drove off or perhaps was driving off and then was shot, but according to police, the person did take some evasive actions by cracking up into the tree and losing control and then crashing into the house. wasn't the only problem police had on their hands. >> he hit the meter and the gas, when i went out the back door all you can hear was shhhh real loud. >> officers smelled gas on the
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scene and they immediately evacuated the occupants of the house and looked at the vehicle and observed a male slumped in the driver's seat of the vehicle. >> reporter: the car smashed into the house had ripped open a gas line. people in homes nearby had to be evacuated. you saw just a second agatha the family is here and they're trying to fix the gas line, so the people could go back in their homes. as for the person that was shot originally police thought it might have been a hit and run, the person crashed into the house and ran. when they inspected the car, they found the person was inside and had been shot one time. as of two hours ago, they had not been able to contact the registered owner of the car. that person does not live in oakland. that car had not yet been reported stolen when i spoke to the officers last, who knew
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about that, about five in the morning. right now, high street back open again, one family remains out of the house. it seems they might be getting back in in just a minute but there is a mystery here as far as the oakland police, they want to know who the person was that was shot and who shot him. it is 3 minutes after 8:00. the gym at claremont middle school in oakland will probably be off limits today following an overnight fire. we just called the school and left a message to find out for sure. firefighters rushed to the school on college avenue shortly before 2 a.m. the fire was contained to the roof of the school's gym but generated a lot of smoke. no injuries are reported but the gym has a lot of water damage. firefighters say they suspect an electrical problem may be to blame. in vacaville the search continues for a second suspect after a school was robbed. police arrested 18-year-old tyler barker saturday morning
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after a brief foot chase. officers recovered two computers and a monitor believed to be stole frn orchard elementary school. a second suspect got away f you have have any information, you're asked to call vacaville police. santacruz police have release ad sketch of a suspect of assaulting a girl. the suspect is between 27 and 33 years old. he's about 5'9", weighing 150 pounds. police say the suspect tried to attack a 15-year-old girl in oceanview park but she managed to escape. johannes mehserle remains behind cars bars this morning of he is awaiting his next court date. ktvu's claudia wong joins us from the newsroom. >> reporter: yes, in two weeks things could change. that's because a bail hearing haerg is going to be held in this case and johannes mehserle's client is hoping his client will be set free on
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appeal. his attorney has promised to appeal his involuntary manslaughter conviction and will is for mehserle's release during that process. meanwhile, mehserle is accruing time towards his between-year sentence. where he is going to serve his sentence is still unclear. his attorney has said he's concerned about mehserle's safety and legal analysts say that is a very real concern. >> i think he's going to face a lot of difficult time. he may not even be -- they may have to send him out of state but this record is going to follow him around. they're going to know who this is, so he's going to have -- i mean it's a dangerous situation for him. >> reporter: you're looking at voted from right after the sentencing and the protest that is followed. some organizers are promising that there will be more protests. now in this rally there were 152
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people that ended up being charged with unlawful assembly. mehserle's attorney says the former officer knows the relationship between the community and police have been damaged by his actions on the bart platform back in 2009. the judge also acknowledged that there has been polarization in the community. certainly the community is still feeling the effects. this is what it looked like when businesses left their businesses in downtown oakland. we do expect some of them to reopen for the first time today since friday. they had closed down because they were concerned about what protesters would do and some had to spend the weekend cleaning up after protesters did some damage. that damage was minor compared to the violence we saw after the verdict last july. the religious community also getting involved. they are hoping to turn any frustration that came from this sentence into a positive force for change. >> now, that would have been something great and we'll do it all in the honor of oscar grant. we'll do it in his memory. what a tremendous legacy oscar grant would leave for the city
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of oakland. >> reporter: for the family of oscar grant this isn't over. this was them walking out of the courthouse after the verdict. they believe the system failed but they are still hoping that the justice department will answer their pleas and will take on this case. in court friday, mehserle's attorney argued it should not have been a criminal case but a civil one. there are civil suits pending. bart did settle one for grant's daughter but there are still more including one filed by oscar grant's mother. we have continuing coverage of the case on our website, ktvu.com. time now 8:08. on a lighter note this morning, bart is collecting on a world series bet. >>  my love waits there in san francisco above the blue and windy sea   >> nice guy, but he can't see. that's gary thomas saying i left my hart in san francisco.
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gary is head of the dallas area rapid transit system or dart. this is all part of the deal since the giants beat the texas rangers. you can see gary there has on his giants geer and he's passing out goods. >> does it pain you to wear the giants geer? >> i just don't look at it. i'm pretending it's a different hat and shirt. >> gary is handing out fortune cookies and the saint mary's bugle corp was there to help ser nade. >> i know there was a bet between the mayors of arlington and gavin new some and i think gavin should be getting some texas barbecue sauce. >> i think so. let's check in with sal. you're loving hearing that san francisco giants song being sewn there on bart but you've got
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other traffic information. let's start with 880 northbound, because of a crash it's not going to be clear in the next -- or it's going to be cleared in the next time to ten minutes. 88 northbound, huge delays coming out of hayward. if you look at the poll plaza, people haven't been getting through, it's a little lighter than normal and that ramp from 880 is empty as people aren't getting through at the same frequency they normally do. on highway 101 at university avenue, there's a crash there. look at 101 palo alto, it's awful and take a look at the east bay, traffic on 880 is very slow in both directions. and if you're driving in contra costa county there was an accident of a the venetia bridge. sal, thank you, sir. very happy monday. now, mostly clear skies after yesterday's system, pretty good rain, pretty good punch for
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some. i'll show you some total here in second. rather brisk, northwest wind, though has kicked in for many especially along the coast, 20 mile-per-hour. sunny but breezy and cool today, clouds increase tuesday and late rain tuesday. this will be a weaker system coming in tuesday night into early wednesday. the 7-10 day outlook after we get past wednesday morning, all signs point toward sunny and warmer, possibility of being much warmer. both our forecast model are showing. everything will be diving into the middle of the country and high pressure will be right over california. today everything is coming out of the northwest so it's a cool pattern. couple of rain totals, hidden valley lake up in lake county, 2 and a quarter inches of rain. so some had some pretty good rain here. canfield an inch and a half, san francisco inch and a third. oakland 1.26, that's good.
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crockett almost a half inch of rain. red wood city, .31, and in the santacruz mountains and coast, 1 to 2. sunny but cool and breezy, 50s, 60s and 60s. there won't be much of a spread from those on the coast, inland or around the bay. started off 44 for antioch. along the great highway, it's rather windy as we talked about, so sunny, 52 right now. we'll go for a high of 59. then start dropping i think after the noon hour. 40s and 50s, napa and santa rosa, 45. palo alto is 50. they were 47. 25 up in tahoe, sacramento was down to 41 so they had cool air in southern california. there's that next system right there. it will dive right in on us from the northwest tomorrow, so cool
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and breezy today, it's a northwest wind. high near 60. now, we'll increase the clouds tomorrow after a chilly tuesday morning and late rain, it's gone though by ben's r wednesday and everything points toward sunshine and warmer weather. windy today, hills and along the coast, 50s and 60s for temps. it's not a big system tuesday, but it will make it and after wednesday we start warming up. time now is 8:12. airing this morning in the -- hearings this morning in washington d.c. about the gulf oil spill and whether any companies cut corner on safety to save money. a group known for protesting funerals for soldiers are in the bay area. the two locations they're assembling.
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welcome back. time now is 8:15. we've got an update for you on a hearing happening in washington d.c. this morning where investigators arein r unveiling a tentative report on the cause of the gulf oil spill. the oil spill commission is in charge of figuring out what caused this spill back in april that killed 11 workers and released more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the gulf of mexico. so far this morning the commission says its investigation did not find any
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instances where any company cut corners on safety in order to reduce costs. several democrats in congress accuse bp of sacrificing safety to cut costs in designing that oil well that failed. the commission's final report is expected in january. 8:16, president obama is wrap up his 3-day visit to india. he just delivered a major address to india's parliament and as ktvu's allison burns reports, he's touting new trade deals. allison burns joins us live now from our washington d.c. bureau. good morning, allison. >> reporter: good morning to you, torii. president obama is emphasizing that even though se overseas, his focus is on jobs here at home. here's a look at the president's arrival at the presidential palace in india a few hours ago. he's obviously here with the first lady. se using the 3-day trip to
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promote trade to india. he announced $10 billion in trade deals that will support 54,000 jobs in u.s. including plans for india to buy i will tear and commercial -- military and commercial planes from boeing. president obama earlier secretary of defense trade is a win-win for both countries. >> it is my firm belief that the relationship between the united states and india bound by our shared interests and our shared values will be one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century. >> reporter: there have been in lights moments on the trip. they're at a state dinner now. they'll spend the night and leave for jacarta in the morning. 8:18. the ceo of qantas airlines says the fleet of jets
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will remain dwrunded indefinitely after new problems with the plane's engineses were uncovered over the weekend. the planes were grounded after a plane burst into flame after a landing. now qantas officials say three leaks have been found on three different airbus jets. a bizarre and very disturbing story, a french newspaper reports al qaeda in iraq tried to blow up planes headed here to america by surgically planting bombs inside of dogs. then putting those dogs on the planes. the plot failed but the bombs were so badly implanted inside those dogs, the dogs died. american soldiers working in baghdad's airport cargo area noticed the dogs had died and soon found the bombs inside of them. 8:19, san bruno police tell ktvu news they've increased patrols outside capuchino high school this morning.
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that's where some members of the westboro church took their campaign begins gays. the group if kansas also picketed picked outside of youtube headquarters. they claim both youtube and san bruno schools strongly support gay rights. just this past weekend, this same group stage ad protest outside the funeral of a fallen u.s. soldier in westen, missouri. sergeant first class c. j. sadell was killed in an attack in afghanistan last month. the topeka, kansas, kurch believes u.s. deaths in afghanistan and iraq are punishment for the country's tolerance of homo sexuality. a new controversy over california's lethal injection penitentiary. the department of corrections says it has enough of these drugs to carry out up to four executions. however, some death penalty opponents are questioning where
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the state got those drugs. that's because a judge called off a scheduled execution back on september 30th because the state's supply of lethal injection drugs had expired a corrections department spokeswoman would not say where the state found the current supply of those drugs. it is 8:20. it's been a dangerous couple of days in pedestrians for freemont, the intersections where two people lost their lives. a very big bill for a small crack on the bridge. 880 is still not a great commute. coming up, we'll tell you what the best way to get around this mess is.
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it is 8:23. freemont police are investigating another accident involving a pedestrian. investigators say a 53-year-old man was hit after walking across mowery way. police say he was not in a crosswalk and was pronounced dead at the scene. the 24-year-old driver was not hurt. police say it does not appear that alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash. also in freemont, police need your help to find a hit and run driver who hit and killed
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83-year-old salim nosrat friday morning. police say the suspect was in a light colored 1995 toyota ava lon similar to this one. if you have any information you're asked to call freemont police. repairs to a 10-inch crack under the san mateo bridge have been expensive. the price tag is a million dollars. the toll authority say the price could be higher. after four days of work it was fixed when the crews put in new steel plates. cal trans still doesn't know what caused the damage and revenues from bridge tolls will pay for the repairs. check in once again with sal and traffic, a lot of problems out there. >> it's not good. as a matter of fact, we've had one of the worst monday commutes that i can remember. let's go and take a look at the
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bay bridge. it's light. i'll tell you why, because people aren't getting through. 880 had been like a siphon and traffic at the bay bridge toll plaza is lighter than usual. westbound 92 looks okay getting out to the peninsula which has been slow. golden gate traffic has been good. there's been a little bit of problem in marin with problems on 101 near lincoln but those are gone. sal, thank you and a very good morning to you at all. we had the rain yesterday and now it's mostly clear. looks like there's clouds building up along the diablo range but it's mostly sunny and breezy. some areas getting gusts 20 to 25 mile-per-hour. cold morning this morning. everything dropping right out of the northwest. the next system will be here tomorrow morning but it's a much weaker front than we had on
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sunday. it's cool out. upper 50s and low 60s. not much of a change from yesterday. 40s and 50s we had plenty of upper 30s this morning. could see some more tomorrow unless the clouds get in here fast. when it drops out of the northwest this time of year and the days are short, you know it's going to be a cool day. even though there's plenty of sunshine out there, some clouds, windy along the coast and some of the higher elevations. 50s and 60s on the temps. increasing clouds tomorrow, and rain late tuesday and early into wednesday. north will be a little bit and after that all signs points towards sunshine and warmer weather. time now 8:27 rchl the announcement came just a short time ago. the nation's largest egg seller taking action after a very disturbing finding. good morning, i'm jade hernandez. who will be the next may or of oakland? we have a update from the register's office coming up.
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also a food fight at san francisco city hall is going on right now. we'll explain.
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good morning stowe, welcome back. time is 8:29 and new this morning, we've got another egg recall. the nation's biggest egg seller is now recalling 288,000 eggs that it purchased 234 fr a farm in ohio after a test showed salmonella at that farm. no illnesses have been reported as of yet. according to the company the eggs from that farm in ohio were distributed in california and search other states. you can get all the other states
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of this latest egg recall on our channel 2 website, ktvu.com. well, we are still following two very neck and neck bay area political races in the oakland mayor's race it's the new rank choice voting that is stalling the results and making for interesting twists and turns. ktvu's jade hernandez joining us live outside oakland city hall right now with an update. >> reporter: we understand election workers will begin counting ballots this morning momentarily just three minutes from here at oakland city hall. we can expect an update on those numbers sometime around 4 this evening. we understand from the register's office that there will be no new updates until 4 p.m.. we're live at city hall and the question remains this morning, who will be the next mayor of oakland. city council woman jean quan leads state senator perata. we were just contacted bit
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register's office and we've been told 30 to 40 workers will be in the office doing what they have been for a week. the winner may be revealed today. for the first time ever, oakland voters ranked their top three choices. that created an interesting shift in votes since no one's got a majority. it's taken ten rounds of number crunching to narrow the choices. cap lan had more than 26,000 votes, 15,000 of which went to quan, 5,000 to per rat:the ranked voting is supposed to eliminate the runoff process which can be costly. >> there's a lot of advantages that people talk about with rank choice voting. one it eliminates the need for a primary so everything is
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compressed into one election. the other advantage is since you eliminate that june primary and you have one election in november, the turnout is always higher so you get many more people voting for mayor in november than you would in june. >> reporter: also the 11th congressional district seat is still undecided this morning. only 421 separates democrat jerry mcnerney and republican david harmer. 3,000 ballots have still yet to be counts they had this race and today will be the first full court hearing where republicans are challenging the contra costa county registrar about signature verification of mail in nfls. we'll have more on this on noon. also no one has been declared the winner yet in the race for state attorney general. the latest numbers, here they are. they show los angeles district attorney steve cooley pulling ahead of san francisco direct
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attorney kamala harris. cooley has 46.1%, harris 45.6%. state election officials say this race may stay too close to call as they finish counting mail-in, provisional and damaged ballots. we'll post the latest election results as soon as we get them on our channel 2 website. just go to ktvu.com, click on the election 2010 tab. oakland police are investigating the motive in the shooting death of two teenagers in west oakland. officers say the victims were attacked while sitting in a car on 8th street saturday afternoon. police are not releasing their names but say one victim was a 17-year-old from hayward, the other was an 18 year from east oakland. police say they were shot from someone outside the car and decided at the scene. >> it's not right at all, that all these people around here did nobody see nothing, that's not right. >> police say the car was not
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registered to either shooting victim. so far no arrests have been made. a man accused of brutally attacking an elderly woman three years ago is due in a san mateo county courtroom today. prosecutors say they will select a jury today in the case of 31-year-old josi perez gonzalez. he's accused of beat the woman with a crow bar. aarraignment is scheduled today for a richmond woman accused of abandoning her 18-month-old son. 41-year-old sandra samuel was. investigators say the mother told them she was not fit to care for her son. the little boy is in protective custody. university of california students may find out today how much of a fee hike she'll
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sooning paying. uc president mark yudof will hold a briefing this morning. he'll talk about the items presented to the board of regents during a meeting next week. the daily cal is reporting students are preparing to protest the meeting. san francisco food cart vendors are parked outside of city hall right now. they are there to support two new pieces of legislation discussed today that would make it easier for street vendorses to operate in the city. they say the current permit process is too complicated and fees are too high. >> i mean it's really a long process that can take months. we worked on it for in between anywhere from 8 to like 12 months just on getting the permits and then you're talking about ault fees that come in. >> permits could cost up to $10,000, which some restaurant owners complain that food vendors don't have to deal with rent or other expenses. there's also concern they may not undergo the proper health inspections if they operate
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illegally. under the new rules, vendors would be required to notify businesses before they set up shop so restaurants can air any concerns they have at a pub hearing. muni says it's fixing a recurring problem with its trains. according to the examiner, muni has been experiencing about 12 mechanical malfunctions every month which adds to delays. muni says the three main causes have been software, digital sensors and disruptions in the communications system. it says it's been fixing those problems and says train service should be noticeably better in the coming months. gasoline prices are holding steady here in the bay area but creeping up a little bit across the rest of the country. the national average for a gallon of regular is now 2.85 according to triple a. that's up a nickel from last week n oakland and san jose the average is close to $3.17. san francisco still has the highest price for gas in the country, $3.24 a gallon.
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the cheapest gas in the country, 62 cents a gallon less in memphis, tennessee. >> good old memphis. it is 8:37. we want to check in with sal. i'm sure a lot of people wishing they they were in memphis, not so much traffic problems. >> we are starting to still the light at the end of the pro verbial tunnel. southbound 680, as if they wanted to get into the act, walnut creek down to beautiful alamo in danville, it will be a while to get there this morning as 680 is taking a beating. let's good to 880 which is still slow because of an earlier accident near high street that blocked a couple of lanes. some people have told us, i just bailed on the freeway and tried my hand at surface streets. at the bay bridge toll plaza,
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people are not getting through. if you're wondering where everyone else is, they're on 880 so go ahead and jump in the line there. let's go to steve. it is beautiful today. 50s for some, 40s for others. it's going to be mostly clear. by the coast we're already getting a northwest breeze. some clouds trying to build up along the diablo range. clouds increase tuesday. this is is a weaker system than the one we had on sunday. we will get some light rain mainly in the northbound bay late tuesday into wednesday. but the 7-10 outlook is warmer, some moldses say record-setting warmer. sunshine, drier air coming in. cool and breezy, temperatures which were way above average last week when we had 80s, good
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10 degrees cooler this week. oakland 60, mountain view only 61, should be 67 alt san jose, 62 should also be 67, most of the records on this date were set in 1955. 40s and 50s and we had some upper 30s for a view, napa one of them. palo alto is down 47, 25 in tahoe, 21 at truckee this morning, 37 ukiah, 43 redding. very good rain up in the northern part of the state, crescent city, coming with 2 plus inches. they're letting water out of shasta already, which is a good sign. there goes the one system. cooler and breezy today with that northwest wind. highs near 60. tomorrow increasing clouds late rain tuesday into early wednesday. south bay may not get out of
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this one, though. 50s, 60s, that's it. five-day, clear cool, mostly cool, clear. clouds increase tuesday, it's gone thursday and sunny and warmer weather. dave. time now 8:40. a marin county firefighter is being called a hero. he helped res two people stranded at sea. now, the boaters ran into trouble yesterday when their boat came dangerously close to rocks near rodeo beach. luckily a firefighter was surfing nearby. he convinced them to get off the boat and helped them swim to safer waters where they were rescued by the coast guard. federal investigators are investigating this, a cause of a plane cash in so noma county. this plane went out saturday afternoon shortly after it took off. a man who was a passenger on the plane is in the hospital in serious but stable condition. the pilot who's from san
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francisco was treated and then released. all right. 19 minutes before 9:00. more financial trouble for california. how people out of work are big contributors to the state's debt. also we'll have the list of the best and the worst when it comes to fast food for kids. and world champion san francisco giants now have something in common with michael jackson.
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it is 8:44 and bring you up to date on some of the top stories we're following now. streets are back open right now after this overnight shooting and crash in oakland. this shut down high street near culver. also caused a gas leak in the area and 10 houses had to be evacuated. we just heard from school officials at claremont middle school they're telling us the school's gym is closed following an overnight fire that started on the roof of the gym. classes are not affected. the cause of the fire is under investigation. some of the streets that were closed by that deadly gas pipeline explosion in san bruno could reopen by this wednesday. however, the crater on glenview
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drive that was created by that blast, that's going to keep that particular street closed until the investigation is complete. 8:45, high unemployment from california is pushing the state further into debt. the "los angeles times" reports the state has borrowed almost $9 billion from the federal government so far in order to pay out unemployment benefits. some of that money will have to be repaid by next september. currently one out of every 8 californians is without a job. washington has handed out billions of dollars in economic stimulus money but ktvu has learned that some bay area cities that need the money are not getting it. rio vista, for example, has not received any stimulus funds. the small town is deeply in debt. it cannot afford to fix its roads and city hall is closed every friday. >> we've gone from low to 60
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employees to 38. >> on the other hand, san francisco received almost $1 billion stimulus most of that goes to the trans bay terminal project. tempers are flaring unat peninsula over plans for elevated tracks for the proposed high speed train. you can see opponents gathered at the cal train station in burlingame yesterday. they were protest whag they called a high speed boondoggle. they say the 24-foot tall track will run through the heart of burlingame and slice some neighborhoods in high. >> 25 foot or more wall across our neighborhood. it's breaking it into two pieces. >> high speed rail! >> several other local officials urged protesters to lobby their state lawmakers to opposed the elevated tracks. many want the rail authority to reconsider a plan to put tracks
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in tunnels. that idea was thrown out earlier this year because of high costs. the city of san jose is having trouble covering the costs of the new terminal at the san jose airport. the price tag is $1 -- the city officials say it's a matter of getting higher credit limits from the bngs. they say they're confident they can get credit extensions from some of the loan holders. africa does not have enough inspectors to check out all 5600 restaurant and food preparation facilities in the city according to the public health department. the hept defendant has 19 trained inspectors right now. there are supposed to be 23. all facilities must be inspected at least twice a year. but the staffing shortage means some restaurants are only
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inspected once a year. the health department says it takes months to hire and train new inspectors. yale researchers say fast food marketing to kids is increasing and the featured meals are extremely unhealthy. the worst of all kids meal combinations came from dairy queen and included a cheeseburger, french fries, a suggestion shf sweetened soft drink and a dilley bar for a total of 973 calories. out of the 3,000 meal choices only 12 met nutritional guidelines for preschoolers. the best of the bunch was subway's veggie delight with 100% juice and apple supplieses. people who didn't get a message about the glitch in the iphone may be getting up an hour late this morning. apple warned iphone users that repeating alarms may not recognize the end of daylight saving time and users should delete repeating alarms and set
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them manually until after november 7. they say if you recreate the alarms today, everything okay. some researchers warn men using a laptop on your top could leave you infertile. they studied 30 men using laptops and found an increase in their scrotum. high temperatures can damage sperm. one in six american couple experience trouble conceiving. a group of sanford grad students has helped design a laptop computer that can be easily recycled. the stanford daily newspaper reports that the laptop can be taken apart in a matter of 30 seconds. that compares to 45 minutes for most laptops. students say it makes it easy to separate it makes it likely it will be recycled rather than
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thrown in a landfill. an estimated 1 million people watched it in person but the giants victory parade was also a huge hit on the internet. such a hit, in fact, it caused a web crash. san francisco's internet servers completely failed for part of a day because so many city workers watched a live streaming video from their desk. the only other time that happened in recent memory was during michael jackson's funeral in 2009. speaking of michael jackson, michael jackson's mother says her son was addicted to surgery. katherine jackson was talking about the king of pop on today's episode of oprah. they said her son thought he was ugly when he was a teenage and thought he would get a nose job. his nose kept getting smaller and smaller. one point she told a surgeon just pretend you operated.
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if michael asks for another surgery. as you know, michael jackson died in june last year. 9 minutes before 9:00. a well-known actor is coming to the bay area. where he will appear and what issue he will be talking about. a baby koala is trying to reverse the damage from a very cruel attack.
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koala, koala australian vetsz are trying to saver the life of a baby koala that was found injured with gunshot wounds on friday. over the weekend, vets removed 7 of 15 pellets. the young female was found injured next to her mother who apparently died of her wounds. officials are promising stiff penalties. >> officials at a san rafael school, that teaches english to foreign students. >> are grieving today after a student died during a road trip to disneyland. seven students from the language center were in a van that overturned on interstate 580 last friday. a woman from saudi arabia was killed and two students with head injuries were air lifted to hospitals. officials say the driver fell asleep at the wheel. our time is now 8:55. tonight, palo alto could become the second city in america to require a new type of smoke
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alarm. city council will look at the fire marshall's request to install the new detecters. they say they're far better at detecting fires. aol may be ready to target sunnyvale-based yahoo again. the two companies have previously talked about mergers but there's no former proposal right now. still, insiders report aol executives are encouraged by what they call the open-mindedness of the yahoo board. there's now a facebook page fit for a queen. starting today, england's queen elizabeth will have her own fan page on that popular social networking site. the queen's facebook page will provide daily updates on the schedule of the 84-year-old
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british monarch but there's one royal restriction. you cannot ask the queen to be your facebook friend. actor george clooney scheduled to appear at stanford university tonight to talk about the sudan and darfour region. he's trying to bring attention to the kurn which has been torn apart by war. tickets are required to attend the talk. i know they'll want to be there. sal, people have been stuck in really bad traffic problems. >> kind of a bad monday today. we are looking at 880 northbound still recovering from earlier problems at high street long gone. bay bridge toll plaza since so many people are stuck in traffic it's actually lighter at the toll plaza. and 101 san francisco has not really been -- that's about the only freeway that hasn't been affected. let's go to steve. thank you, sir. we had the rain yesterday departing rapidly, still some
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low clouds, but most of that has cleared out. breezy and cool, clouds increase on tuesday. some rain makes it to the north bay, not much farther south then it's out of here. all signs point towards warmer weather after that. signs pointing to more soaking rain? >> no, after tuesday night and wednesday, things look real quiet. >> what about up at the sierra? >> some snow but mainly was lake level was rain until about 5 or 6:00 tomorrow night. that will do it for us. thanks for watching, everyone. >> bye now. ah, focus group. so what are we testing here?
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that's our new pastrami grilled sandwich. oh, great. hey, are they happy we got rid of the rye bread? totally. they love our grilled artisan bread. they say it's the perfect compliment to the classic hot pastrami, melting cheese, deli mustard and pickles. awesome. hey, um what are we testing in that room? oh! nothing we were just hazin' the intern.

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